- (RP) enPR: dô, IPA: /dɔː/
- (America) enPR: dôr, IPA: /dɔɹ/
- (rhotic, horse-hoarse) enPR: dōrʹ, IPA: /do(ː)ɹ/
- (nonrhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /doə/
door (plural doors)
- A portal of entry into a building, room, or vehicle, consisting of a rigid plane movable on a hinge. Doors are frequently made of wood or metal. May have a handle to help open and close, a latch to hold the door closed
and a lock that ensures the door cannot be opened without the key.
- I knocked on the vice president's door
- Any flap, etc. that opens like a door.
- the 24 doors in an Advent calendar
- (immigration) An entry point.
- (figurative) A means of approach or access.
- Learning is the door to wisdom.
- (figurative) A barrier.
- Keep a door on your anger.
- (computing, dated) A software mechanism by which a user can interact with a program running remotely on a bulletin board system. See BBS door.
- French: porte, (dated) huis
- German: Tür, Türen, Türe
- Italian: porta, portiera, sportello, uscio
- Portuguese: porta
- Russian: дверь
- Spanish: puerta
door (doors, present participle dooring; past and past participle doored)
- (transitive, cycling) To cause a collision by opening the door of a vehicle in front of an oncoming cyclist or pedestrian.